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Tuesday, May 23, 2017 at 10:15 AM PDT

Trump $4.1T Budget: More for the Military, Less for the Poor

Trump $4.1T Budget: More for the Military, Less for the Poor

President Donald Trump on Tuesday sent Congress a $4.1 trillion federal spending plan that promises faster economic growth and steep cuts to programs for the poor in a bid to balance the government's books over...

Monday, May 22, 2017 at 01:09 PM PDT

A Look at Fifth Amendment Protections Invoked by Flynn

A Look at Fifth Amendment Protections Invoked by Flynn

The Fifth Amendment right against self-incrimination being invoked by President Donald Trump's former national security adviser, Michael Flynn, is a bedrock legal principle. It's enshrined in the Constitution's...

Monday, May 22, 2017 at 10:47 AM PDT

Supreme Court Strikes Down 2 NC Congressional Districts

Supreme Court Strikes Down 2 NC Congressional Districts

The Supreme Court struck down two congressional districts in North Carolina Monday because race played too large a role in their creation, a decision voting rights advocates said would boost challenges in other...

Monday, May 22, 2017 at 12:59 PM PDT

Melania Trump Appears to Slap Away Husband's Hand

Melania Trump Appears to Slap Away Husband's Hand

Melania Trump appeared to slap away her husband's outstretched hand during events staged to welcome President Donald Trump to Israel. The Trumps were welcomed on the tarmac at Ben-Gurion International...

Monday, May 22, 2017 at 10:20 AM PDT

Unwelcome Selfie, Melania Hand Slap: Trump Arrives in Israel

Unwelcome Selfie, Melania Hand Slap: Trump Arrives in Israel

The red carpet moments on the tarmac kept coming. President Donald Trump had a bumpy landing in Israel on Monday with a series of apparent faux pas, from the first lady slapping away his hand to a lawmaker...

Monday, May 22, 2017 at 09:05 AM PDT

Mark Zuckerberg Says He's Not Running for Public Office

Mark Zuckerberg Says He's Not Running for Public Office

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg says his quest this year to visit every state he hadn't before is about building relationships, not politics. The 33-year-old billionaire wrote in a Facebook post that some users...

Monday, May 22, 2017 at 01:22 PM PDT

Iran's President Criticizes US After Trump's Sharp Words

Iran's President Criticizes US After Trump's Sharp Words

Iran's newly re-elected President Hassan Rouhani took barbed swipes at the U.S. and its ally Saudi Arabia on Monday, hitting back at both a day after President Donald Trump used his first foreign trip to the...

Monday, May 22, 2017 at 12:22 PM PDT

Turkey Slams US Over 'Aggressive' Acts Against Bodyguards

Turkey Slams US Over 'Aggressive' Acts Against Bodyguards

Turkey summoned the American ambassador on Monday to protest what it called "aggressive and unprofessional actions" by American security personnel against Turkish bodyguards during a violent incident last...

Tuesday, May 23, 2017 at 03:59 AM PDT

Flynn Misled Pentagon on Foreign Payments: Top House Dem

Flynn Misled Pentagon on Foreign Payments: Top House Dem

President Donald Trump's former national security adviser, Michael Flynn, invoked his Fifth Amendment right against self-incrimination in rebuffing a subpoena Monday in the investigation into Russia's election...

Monday, May 22, 2017 at 05:25 AM PDT

Trump Avoids Pointing to Saudi Human Rights Issues: Analysis

Trump Avoids Pointing to Saudi Human Rights Issues: Analysis

As President Donald Trump opened his keynote address in Saudi Arabia, he lavished praise on the "magnificent" kingdom and "the grandeur of this remarkable place." Then he made clear there would be no public...

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